Melissa started her Real Estate career in 2006. She began her CB Bain journey in 2016 at the Kirkland Branch and then shortly after, joined the Training and Education team at Support Services. As the Director of Education, Melissa is responsible for writing and developing course curriculum and workshops for brokers. The purpose of this role is to work with our Principal Managing Brokers and our branch staff to ensure that we are working efficiently and effectively in our operating systems and procedures. Melissa is always seeking and learning about new technology, tools, and resources to bring the most up-to-date information to our broker and staff communities. Melissa hosts training webinars, assisting new brokers and staff with their training needs. She moved to Washington in 1995 from sunny San Diego. She was a competitive ballroom dancer and taught Dance Fitness for years. She is devoted to her health, as she loves to complete challenging hikes in our beautiful Pacific Northwest. Melissa is a loving mother to her two children and a positive role model to teach them how to become a light for others and give back to our community.
Maxine came to us from a career of teaching English in Japan, where she was very involved with the learning process of her students. She enjoys contributing to the learning and training process of others and enjoys doing so for our brokers. Maxine has been with us since the beginning of 2020 and has truly enjoyed gaining the ability to train our staff and agents. In the Training Coordinator position, Maxine is responsible for scheduling and promoting our training events, assisting in the classroom, hosting and managing our webinars, creating courses for our Learning Management System - Bain Learning Center, and controlling our social media channels. Maxine also aspires to create and teach classes for our brokers and staff. Maxine is a Washington native and loves staying active exploring the Pacific Northwest. She danced for 19 years and takes any opportunity she can to watch performances or dance herself. When she’s not outdoors, she loves reading different books and spending time with her friends and family.